Published: July 16, 2012
Summary: Deployment articles for SharePoint 2013 help you install and configure SharePoint 2013 and upgrade from earlier versions.
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013
Articles include information about how to prepare for installation, step-by-step installation instructions, post-installation configuration steps, and upgrade information.
Before you install SharePoint 2013, review the information in Plan for SharePoint 2013.
The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet, video recordings, and related resources provide information about how to install and configure SharePoint 2013.
Downloadable resources about SharePoint 2013 installation and configuration
Download the following content for information about how to install and configure SharePoint 2013.
See architecture choices at a glance in these large-format diagrams.
Download or print content about how to deploy SharePoint Server 2013. Available in several file formats.
IT pro-focused how-to training and covers changes and new features for search, social, plus deployment and performance/scalability with downloadable presentations.
Get up and running quickly in a test environment by following these guides that take the guesswork out of a SharePoint 2013 deployment.
TechNet articles about SharePoint 2013 installation and configuration
The following articles about how to install and configure SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.
Learn about how to install and configure SharePoint 2013 in a farm.
Learn about permissions, accounts, security settings, and what you have to do to prepare your environment for SharePoint 2013.
Introduces articles that describe how to install SharePoint 2013 in various topologies, in both physical and virtual environments.
Introduces articles that describe how to configure settings (such as services, authentication, and specific features) after you install SharePoint 2013.
Learn how to create SharePoint 2013 web applications to isolate content for specific types of users within your site collections.
Learn how to create a SharePoint 2013 site collection in an existing web application.
Learn how to install solutions or components that were customized by developer or web designers to a SharePoint 2013 environment.
Learn about apps for SharePoint, the SharePoint Store, and the App Catalog and find steps for how to install, manage, and monitor apps.
Learn how to plan, prepare for, troubleshoot, and perform an upgrade to SharePoint 2013.
Videos about SharePoint 2013 installation and configuration
The following video recordings about how to install and configure SharePoint 2013 are available to view online or to download.
Find IT pro-focused how-to training and walkthrough videos with this interactive course about SharePoint 2013 including changes and new features for search, social, plus deployment and performance/scalability.
Additional resources about SharePoint 2013 installation and configuration
The following resources about how to install and configure SharePoint 2013 are available from other subject matter experts.
Visit the TechCenter to access videos, community sites, documentation, and more.
Find resources for building solutions on SharePoint 2013. This includes how-to articles, code samples, and the SharePoint SDK.
Read draft content, learn about new content, and join the conversation at this IT pro content team blog.
Learn how to get the most out of SharePoint sites by reading this blog.